LILONGWE, Malawi - The U.S. Government is announcing a new partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Pyxus Agriculture Malawi that will jointly invest nearly $44.6 million, or approximately 50 billion Malawi Kwacha, to boost sustainable, inclusive, and resilient economic growth in Malawi. USAID Deputy Administrator Isobel Coleman made the announcement during a launch of the partnership agreement at the Pyxus factory in Kanengo.
Through the partnership agreement, USAID and Pyxus will work together to
According to Deputy Administrator Coleman, there is tremendous potential for private-sector led growth in Malawi, and across Africa. “
Deputy Administrator Coleman is in Malawi to reinforce the U.S. government’s commitment to advancing private sector-led inclusive economic growth in the country. During her two-day visit, she is engaging with key members of the Malawian government and a range of partners and stakeholders to gain a deeper understanding of the macroeconomic challenges and economic policies affecting Malawians and discuss ways USAID can further support Malawi for sustainable and inclusive wealth creation.